THE Princess Royal, Princess Anne, is visiting Chester on Wednesday (September 21) to take the salute as the company of HMS Albion march through the city.
Joining her to take the salute will be the Lord Mayor of Chester, Cllr Eleanor Johnson, and Captain James Morley from HMS Albion.
The princess is sponsor of the vessel, which is also affiliated to the city of Chester.
Cllr Johnson said: “The Princess Royal and the company of HMS Albion will be given a very warm, friendly and proud welcome by the people of Chester.
“I am sure that many will line the route of the march through the city because HMS Albion has links with Chester which go back more than 10 years.
“I am looking forward to this event tremendously.”
Before taking the salute at the top of the Town Hall steps, The princess will inspect the Colour Party, Guard and Band of HMS Albion.
Once the salute has been taken Her Royal Highness will meet civic dignitaries at a reception given in her honour.
More details of the visit will be released when they have been finalised.